Harnessing Earth's Green Guardians: Exploring Carbon Sequestration in Agricultural Practices

Pratiksha Patil

Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore, India.

Shalini *

Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.

Deepika J T

Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore, India.

Saniga N S

Department of Agronomy, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.

Sanjeev Kumar

Department of Agronomy, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.

Tejaswini R

Department of Horticulture, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK Bengaluru, India.

Ayesha Siddiqua

Department of Fruit Sciences, Sri Krishnadevaraya College of Horticultural Sciences, Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh (Affiliated to Dr. YSR Horticultural University, West Godavari, VR Gudem (A.P.), India.

Himanshu Sekhar Behera

Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The article for delves into the critical role of sustainable agriculture in mitigating climate change. It examines innovative farming techniques that enhance carbon sequestration, the process by which CO2 is captured and stored in the soil and biomass. By integrating practices such as cover cropping, agroforestry, and no-till farming, the research highlights how these methods can significantly reduce atmospheric carbon levels. The study underscores the dual benefits of these techniques, not only in improving soil health and crop yields but also in contributing to global efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Through a combination of field experiments and modelling, the findings provide compelling evidence for policymakers and farmers to adopt these green practices, positioning agriculture as a pivotal player in the fight against climate change.

Keywords: Captured, methods, reduce, adopt, crop, carbon, sequence, climate, agriculture


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Patil, Pratiksha, Shalini, Deepika J T, Saniga N S, Sanjeev Kumar, Tejaswini R, Ayesha Siddiqua, and Himanshu Sekhar Behera. 2024. “Harnessing Earth’s Green Guardians: Exploring Carbon Sequestration in Agricultural Practices”. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change 14 (6):86-104. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2024/v14i64213.

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